Tue, 22 Jun 2021

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

Cruises from U.S. to begin July 11 for fully vaccinated passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that only fully vaccinated people be allowed to ...

Hong Kong newspaper raided by hundreds of police officers

HONG KONG: The pro-Democracy Apple Daily newspaper saw its top executives arrested, along with a raid on the newsroom by ...

Texas, California seek reduced power usage during extreme heatwave

AUSTIN, Texas: Amidst an ongoing severe drought, Texas and California officials have asked residents to conserve energy this week, in ...

Covid cases climbing in Africa; countries unprepared, says WHO

NAIROBI, Kenya: COVID-19 cases jumped over 20 percent in the past week in nearly two dozen African countries, according to ...

Critic of Apple, Amazon, Google appointed U.S. FTC chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech's massive power, was sworn in as chair of the ...

Russian law seeks to tighten control over U.S. Internet tech giants

MOSCOW, Russia: In a further tightening of its control over foreign social media platforms, the Russian parliament has passed legislation ...

Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...

US Outlines Its Global COVID Vaccine Sharing Plan

The White House has laid out its plans for sharing 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad, with most of the ...

Safety concerns to keep Shapovalov from Olympic tennis

World number 12 Denis Shapovalov said Monday that he will not play tennis for Canada at the Tokyo Olympics, citing ...

Blood gene profile predicts death for patients with COVID

Washington [US], June 21 (ANI): A multicenter retrospective study led by the University of South Florida Health (USF Health) recently ...

Union Ministers congratulate on India's vaccination drive

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Union Ministers congratulated the nation on administering the highest single-day number of COVID-19 jabs ...

Telangana reports 1197 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 21 (ANI): As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, Telangana reported 1197 new COVID-19 ...

Baloch National Movement protests against Pak in Germany

Gottingen [Germany], June 21 (ANI): Baloch National Movement's (BNM) Germany Zone staged a protest at Gottingen against the targeting of ...

How a 19-year-old orphan with a drug habit made millions on TikTok

Just two years ago, he was selling balloons, doing drugs and shoplifting food. But now, he's sitting in the same ...

Georgia's fast and furious delivery business

Careering through tight traffic, Zaza steered his scooter into the oncoming bus lane and hit the gas. A car ahead ...

Uzbekistan denies new opposition party registration

Uzbekistan's Justice Ministry announced on June 21 that it had denied registration to a recently formed opposition party, thereby again ...

Baumgartner sends Austria into last 16 with win over Ukraine

Christoph Baumgartner's first-half goal sent Austria through to the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Monday after a 1-0 win ...

Wijnaldum double as Dutch complete perfect Euro 2020 group phase

Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice as the Netherlands completed a perfect group stage at Euro 2020 by comfortably beating North Macedonia ...

Walter Scott at 250: so much more than a great historical novelist

Wander through Edinburgh and you will find glimpses of Scotland's most famous novelist, Walter Scott, everywhere: pubs named after characters ...

Three in court in connection with R400m cocaine ski-boat bust

Three of five people arrested in connection with the ski boat cocaine plot have appeared in court. They were transported ...

COVID-19: why lab-leak theory is back despite little new evidence

President Biden has ordered the US intelligence agencies to deepen their investigation of whether the coronavirus emerged naturally from animal-to-human ...

Smartphones and contact-tracing: balancing care and surveillance

The astonishing rise of smartphones in everyday life has created many solutions (GPS maps, internet browsing and messa ...

Private messages contribute to the spread of COVID-19 conspiracies

The COVID-19 global pandemic has been accompanied by misinformation about the virus, its origins and how it spreads.One in seven ...

WTA roundup: Top-seeded Petra Kvitova avoids early exit

Top-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic rallied for a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 win Monday against Poland's Katarzyna Piter in ...

7th International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm: MEA

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): From Bhutan to Uzbekistan, and from the UAE to Guatemala, the Seventh International Day ...

Rain washes out fourth day of World Test Championship final

Sunday's absorbing day of high-quality cricket ended with New Zealand 101-2 in reply to India's first innings 217 -- a ...

Croatia's Dalic frustrated over 'unfair' Covid rules at Euro 2020

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic believes his side have been treated unfairly over the application of coronavirus rules at Euro 2020 ...

Junior Boks change it up for clash with Argentina

Junior Springbok captain George Cronje will start at No 8 and vice-captain Jordan Hendrikse at flyhalf when they take on ...

Mozambique gas plan on track despite violence, says Eni

Italian energy company Eni on Monday said that an offshore gas project in Mozambique's insurgent-hit north was still on track ...

Ramaphosa accuses Big Pharma of 'selfish, unjust' vaccine policy

President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday the "selfish, unjust" refusal of pharmaceutical companies and allied Western governments to entertain emergency ...

Turkey Pushes for Role in Afghanistan After US Pullout

ISTANBUL - Turkey is seeking to play a vital role in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US forces by offering ...

Yoga Day celebrated by Kashmiri youths at Dal lake

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 21 (ANI): Many Kashmiri youth performed yoga at a group session near the Nehru ...

COVID-19 vaccines less effective against Delta variant: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], June 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Current COVID-19 vaccines are less effective against the Delta coronavirus variant, which was first detected ...

Saif Ali Khan celebrates Yoga Day with son Taimur

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 21 (ANI) On International Yoga Day on Monday, actor Saif Ali Khan celebrated the occasion by ...

China ready to join Finland for stronger trade: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday that China is ready to ...

Jon Rahm takes over No. 1 world ranking

Jon Rahm officially reclaimed the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings on Monday, a day after the ...

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Uzbekistan denies new opposition party registration

Uzbekistan's Justice Ministry announced on June 21 that it had denied registration to a recently formed opposition party, thereby again ...

PDM chief says Pak Army should stay away from election

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said the army and intelligence agencies should ...

Turkey Pushes for Role in Afghanistan After US Pullout

ISTANBUL - Turkey is seeking to play a vital role in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US forces by offering ...

Tajikistan: COVID-19 crisis escalates, but government in denial

Tajikistan is scrambling for outside assistance as it endures another wave of coronavirus cases. At the same time, however, it ...

China warns nationals to leave Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 21 (ANI): China has warned its nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately as the Taliban continues to capture ...

Pak's links with terrorist attacks across world revealed

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan's conspiracy of supporting terrorism has been revealed as links between the various terrorism ...

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